Pyongyang tests missile capable of reaching the United States

NORTH KOREA tested what it called an intercontinental ballistic missile yesterday and claimed it was capable of hitting the United States.
China and Russia responded by calling for a return to international talks on Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme.
The North’s government said the new Hwasong-14 missile had flown 580 miles into the Sea of Japan, reaching a maximum altitude of 1,740 miles and hitting its target 39 minutes after launch.
State TV showed footage of the morning launch.
But US, South Korean and Japanese officials said it actually reached a height of about 1,500 miles.... read more

 
5 July 2017 in World News, Views: 39
Source: Morning Star
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